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2019/03/26 - 10:19am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
March 26, 2019

NHPCO Releases Comprehensive Hospice Policy Brief Demonstrating Value of Medicare’s First “Coordinated Care” Model
Paper outlines important policy considerations to protect the integrity of Medicare benefit for patients and families facing life-limiting and advanced illness

2019/03/15 - 3:23pm | Press Releases

NHPCO Comments on March MedPAC Report to Congress

To:        NHPCO Members
From:    Edo Banach
Date:     March 15, 2019

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission’s (MedPAC’s) March 2019 Report to Congress was released today.

2019/02/13 - 3:31pm | Press Releases

More Love

February 13, 2019

Just look out around you, people fighting their wars.  They think they’ll be happy when they settle their scores.  Let’s lay down our weapons that hold us apart.  Be still for just a minute try to open your hearts. – “More Love” by Tim O’Brien

2019/01/30 - 3:30pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:                                                                             
January 30, 2019

2019/01/29 - 10:24am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 29, 2019

(Alexandria, VA) - The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) today commended introduction of H.R. 647, a bipartisan bill which focuses on expanding the interdisciplinary palliative care workforce and increasing awareness and promoting education and research among patients and providers.

2019/01/18 - 2:24pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 18, 2019

NHPCO Comments on CMS Announcement Regarding Medicare Advantage Demonstration and Hospice

Medicare Advantage Plans May Offer Hospice Care Services Beginning in 2021

2019/01/09 - 3:50pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 10, 2019

NHPCO Releases Updated Pediatric Standards

Designed as Addendum to Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs

2019/01/02 - 12:35pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 2, 2019

NHPCO Welcomes New Board Members in 2019

New Chair and Vice-Chair Lead the Executive Committee

(Alexandria, Va) – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is proud to welcome seven new individuals to the organization’s Board of Directors. The full NHPCO board will meet for its first meeting of the year on January 24 in Phoenix.

Joining the NHPCO board for three year terms are:

2018/12/20 - 12:21pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
December 20, 2018

We Honor Veterans Expands its Program to Provide More Veteran-centric Hospice Care

NHPCO’s We Honor Veterans creates Level 5 program for hospice providers.